TikTok releases Tik Tok Lite app for slow network users to be able to upload and share their short videos on the platform. The Tik Tok lite app is similar to the official TikTok app for Android and iOS just for slow internet speed.
When you download the lite app you can change your username, follow and unfollow people on the platform, delete TikTok, change your profile pictures, and do all sort you have access to on TikTok official.
The lite app is an official TikTok app. You also download the Lite APK app for more features.
To download Tik Tok lite you can either download the new release from the Google play store for Android or for iOS from the Apple apps store. The APK version is also available in the APK download store.
Download TikTok Lite APK
There are tons of APK sites to download APK apps. APK apps are apps that are not available in the Google play store for Android users to download.
These apps either violate the Google play store before kicked out or they are not in line with the terms and conditions of uploading apps to the platform.
However, for the sake of personal interest to download APK apps, the Android device has a feature to install APK apps on a smartphone if the download file isn’t available in the Google play store.
How to Download Tik Tok APK
Here is what to do to be able to install the Tik Tok Lite APK on Android after the APK app has been downloaded successfully.
- Go to phone settings
- Scroll down and click on the security option
- Navigate to “unknown sources” and tap on it
- Click “OK” from the popup
With this feature enabled you will be able to download and install the TikTok APK.
Download Tik Tok Lite from Google Store
The best way to download apps from the Google play store is through the play store app on your phone.
To download Tik Tok Lite app from the Google Play store follow this procedure.
- Launch the Google play store app from your app menu
- Type “TikTok Lite” and click on the search button
- Click on the “install” icon
- Accept the popup.
- If there is limited space on your phone uninstall inactive apps to be able to install the TikTok lite
Once you have downloaded the Lite app, launch it, and type your login information to log in to your TikTok account.
Download TikTok Lite for iPhone
TikTok Lite is available for both iOS and Android devices. For iOS users such as iPhone, iPad, and iPod, users can download the lite app directly from the Apple apps store without using a third-party like TutuApp, iOSEmus, and other means.
To download TikTok lite for Android from the Google play store follow the procedures below.
- Go to the Apple apps store
- Log in with your iCloud account if required
- Type “TikTok Lite” and click on search
- Tap on the download button
As simple as that, once the Lite app has been installed successfully you can then enter your login information to access your account.
You can use the official TikTok app and the Lite app on the same smartphone without a confliction. However, the Lite version is for a slow network and it works with a fast network connection as well.
While I have not tried to use both TikTok lite and TikTok official at the same time on my device there is a possibility that you will be able to Login TikTok lite and the official app at the same time with a single login.
Tik Tok Lite not Working
Here is a quick fix to the Tik Tok lite of the app is not responding or not working perfectly.
- Go to your phone settings.
- Tap on Apps or Apps manager depending on your phone configuration.
- Tap on the Tik Tok lite app.
- Tap on Storage.
- Tap on clear caches.
You can also clear the app caches within the app settings in your profile.
- Launch the lite app.
- Tap on the ‘Me’ tab to the bottom right.
- Tap on the “Hamburgers” to the top right.
- Tap on “Privacy & settings.”
- Scroll down the page and tap on “Clear caches.”
This wwill help to refresh the app and restore the app to its normalcy.